Freight Forwarding News - Maersk to change fuel adjustment surcharge ahead of the 2020 sulphur cap

By Chi Mai
September 21, 2018
, By Chi Mai
September 21, 2018

New Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF) surcharge enables customers to predict, plan and track how changes in fuel price impact the shipping freight rate.  Original article: Maersk Press Release
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Transport News - Trucks to skyrocket in Sydney's inner west due to transport projects

By Chi Mai
September 10, 2018

Trucks travelling to and from the Bays Precinct in Sydney's inner west are forecast to increase almost nine-fold to about 4200 movements a day within the next three years, due to major construction on several multibillion-dollar transport...
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Freight & Transport News: New 40km/hr Road Rule in NSW a Concern for Truck Drivers

By Chi Mai
September 03, 2018

From 1 September NSW residents will have to follow a new road rule that will see them slow down to 40km/h around emergency vehicles. A 12-month trial period for the new law starts on September 1, with the NSW Government to work with police to...
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Freight Forwarding News - Hurricane Lane Causes Port Closures in Hawaii

By Chi Mai
August 31, 2018

Hurricane Lane has triggered port closures that will disrupt cargo for days, meaning whatever supplies are in warehouses and on shelves may be it for now.
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WiseTech Global Shares Soared as Revenue Exceeds Investor Expectation

By Chi Mai
August 27, 2018

WiseTech Global opened 31% higher on Wednesday to a record high, due to an 44% increase in revenue to $221.6 million and a 45% increase in EBITA to $78 million. WiseTech Global is one of the biggest Australian supply chain software companies with...
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Freight Forwarding News - Port of Brisbane Completes $110M Port Drive Upgrade

By Chi Mai
August 24, 2018

On 7 August, the Port of Brisbane reported the works of the $110M Port Drive upgrade complete - a major road project two years in the making that’s boosting the safety and efficiency of port roads.
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While Uber Exits Self-Driving Trucks Kodiak Robotics Starts Up

By Chi Mai
August 21, 2018

As the autonomous self-driving truck market heats up, Otto/Google veteran Don Burnette and venture capitalist Paz Eshel and their start-up company Kodiak Robotics raise $40M to tackle the long-haul trucking business.
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Freight Forwarding News - DP World Acquires Unifeeder

By Chi Mai
August 14, 2018

DP World, one of the world’s largest port operators, said on Tuesday it had acquired 100 percent of Unifeeder Group, a Danish logistics company, for 660 million euros ($762.6 million).
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Ocean Freight News - August 2018 Rate Restoration // South-East Asia to Australia Trade

By Chi Mai
July 23, 2018

OOCL have announced a rate restoration increase for international shipping cargo going from Southeast Asia to Australia, effective 15th August 2018.
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Freight Forwarding News - Trade Tariffs Could Push Shipping to the Edge

By Chi Mai
July 16, 2018

Trade tariffs between the U.S., China and Europe add to the problems confronting the global shipping industry, which was already struggling this year with weak demand and high fuel prices.
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